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FZNT25 KWNM 182110
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
510 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL PERSIST OVER THE SRN WATERS
AS A WEAK LOW PASSES E OF THE AREA. STRONGER LOW PRES WILL
DEVELOP SW OF THE REGION TONIGHT...THEN SLOWLY MOVE E SAT THROUGH
MON BEFORE TURNING NE MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE. STRONG HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST SUN...THEN MOVE E WHILE
LEAVING A WEAKENING RIDGE ACROSS THE FAR NRN WATERS MON. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW PORTION TUE NIGHT...THEN MOVE ACROSS
THE WATERS WED AND WED NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE EARLY IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS AND RAIN.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS AND
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF TSTMS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS
AND SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC...S OF 31N

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT JUST N OF THE NW CORNER OF THE WATERS
WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT N TONIGHT AS LOW PRES OVER THE NE GULF OF
MEXICO MOVES SLOWLY E. THE LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS N FLORIDA TONIGHT
EXITING THE GEORGIA COAST SAT AFTERNOON...THEN WILL MOVE ALONG
31N  THROUGH TUE. THE LOW WILL SLOWLY DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE REGION SAT THROUGH TUE...EXTENDING FROM 31N78W TO THE CENTRAL
BAHAMAS BY SUN MORNING...FROM 31N74W TO THE SE BAHAMAS MON
MORNING...FROM JUST W OF BERMUDA TO THE TURKS AND CAICOS TUE
MORNING...DISSIPATING THEREAFTER. ANOTHER COLD FRONT MAY CLIP
ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS WED.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. RAIN AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS AND RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.


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